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CVE-2019-9923 Detail

Current Description

pax_decode_header in sparse.c in GNU Tar before 1.32 had a NULL pointer dereference when parsing certain archives that have malformed extended headers.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/tar.git/commit/?id=cb07844454d8cc9fb21f53ace75975f91185a120 Mailing List Patch Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-04/msg00077.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?55369 Permissions Required Third Party Advisory
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tar/+bug/1810241 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
1.32

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:15.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-9923
NVD Published Date:
03/22/2019
NVD Last Modified:
04/24/2019